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Newby or Newby Stones, Westmorland

Historical Description

Newby or Newby Stones, a township in Morland parish, Westmorland, 4½ miles NE of Shap station on the L. & N.W.R. It has a post. office under Penrith; money order and telegraph office, Morland. Acreage, 2986; population, 234. The manor, with Newby Hall, belonged formerly to the Vernons and the Nevinsons, and belongs now to the Earl of Lonsdale. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels and a freestone quarry.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWestmorland 
Civil parishMorland 
Poor Law unionWest ward 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Newby or Newby Stones from the following:

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Westmorland is available to browse.